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London

People queue outside the Louvre' pyramid during

The Tripologist

Everyone asks… Are city passes good value?

Michael Gebicki One persuasive argument in favour of city passes is that they allow you to bypass ticket queues.

The Backpacker

Welcome to the world's worst road trip

Bus tours can be fantastic, life-changing adventures ... but sometimes they go wrong.

The Backpacker Buses don't have to reverse, if your driver knows where he's going.

Airlines

Everyone asks: What happened to the Concorde?

British Airways Concorde

Michael Gebicki Flying at supersonic speeds, the turbojet-powered aircraft is one of the most exciting and beautiful passenger aircraft ever to take to the skies.

Worldwide

Fifty things we love about travel right now

A vintage caravan in Palm Springs, California.

Edited by Sarah Maguire From retro caravans to saving the rhinos, here's what we love about travel right now.

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Photo galleries

Photos

London's new high-rise: The Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard

Shrangri-la Hotel

The Shard in London, tallest building in Western Europe, is home to the city’s first high-rise hotel.

Photos

Six of the best: London's luxury hotels

The Connaught

You'll be spoiled for choice at London's six best luxury hotels, writes Julietta Jameson.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Tourists beware: thievery hotspots around the world

London may not have the reputation for crime that some other cities do, but it's actually one of Europe's worst cities for thieves.

Mark Juddery When a bag containing my laptop and smartphone was stolen in London, it was a shock to me - but not to the locals.

Europe

Budget best: cheapest ways to do Europe's greatest cities

Eiffel Tower Paris Heat

Europe's most popular cities are also among the most expensive. Here's how to make the most of them without burning a hole in your pocket.

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Map of London

Travel News

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

Phuket's beach restaurants are being evicted.

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

Magaluf bar crawl shut down in wake of viral sex video

NATALIE PARIS 10:34am | A club night notorious for encouraging drunken sex acts among tourists in Magaluf has been ordered to close down for 12 months.

Hilton hotels to replace room keys with guests' smartphones

10:16am | Hilton Worldwide hotel guests will soon be able to use their smartphones to select specific rooms, make special requests, check in and out, and even unlock their room doors.

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